Vanguard Investments

Post-Retirement

The ruin-year comes closer to being revealed

A ground-breaking study into the ruin-year of drawndown account balances is being undertaken by an Australian conglomerate of academics, industry stakeholders and regulators. The ruin-year, the time in a post-retirees life when their account balance hits zero, is just one subject amongst several being researched by the consortium. Anecdotally there are contrasting stories of how […]
Investment Strategy

Line-up of industry experts to choose best superannuation funds

Conexus Financial, the publisher of Investment Magazine and Professional Planner will again recognise outstanding achievement in superannuation when it hosts the third Superannuation Fund of the Year Awards Evening in Sydney in May. The awards have evolved to embrace input from key industry stakeholders, whose experience and expertise will be integral to identifying the best funds […]
Investment Strategy

Good takes position at Vanguard

Vanguard Investments has hired Simon Good from Colonial First State Global Asset Management to join its Melbourne sales team. Good is responsible for selling Vanguard funds, which track Australian and global stock market indexes, to institutional investors such as superannuation and insurance funds as part of a seven-person sales team in Melbourne. He starts today. […]
Hedge Funds

…as Watson Wyatt rains on Russell's ETF parade

Just as one of the world’s major consulting and multimanager groups is about to launch Australia’s first active exchange-traded funds (ETFs), an arch-rival consulting firm has questioned the attractiveness of the investment vehicle for institutional investors.